Estonia To Strengthen Its Armed Forces

Estonia To Strengthen Its Armed Forces 16 February, 2018

Estonia revealed a four-year National Defence Action Plan for the period of 2019-2022 ensures that funds for national defence are being used to develop battle-ready units in high readiness.

The Defence Action Plan ensures financing for the replacement of small arms, continuation of large-scale ammunition procurements, completion of the IFV CV90 programme and the acquisition of 6 K9 Thunder self-propelled artillery units, ensuring the mobility of air surveillance radar systems, development of an air operations command centre, development of sea surveillance, modernisation of minehunters and there are plans to establish a Cyber Command.

Estonia also wants to increase troop numbers and improving the pay position of the active servicemen. 

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